Ministry of Public Security (Vietnam)

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Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Ministry of Public Security
Bộ Công an
Vietnam People's Public Security insignia.jpg
Ministry overview
Jurisdiction Government of Vietnam
Headquarters Phạm Văn Đồng Street, Hà Nội
Ministry executives General Trần Đại Quang, Minister of Public Security
Col. Gen Dang Van Hieu
Col. Gen Le Quy Vuong
Ltg. To Lam
Ltg. Pham Quy Ngo
Ltg. Bui Quang Ben
Col. Gen Tran Viet Tan, Deputy Minister of Public Security

Ministry of Public Security (Bộ Công an) is the ministry of the interior of Vietnam. It was established with the help of former Soviet Union and China, and in addition to the regular police officer corps, it also administer the Public Security forces, which is the paramilitary force with primary mission for internal security, and the secondary military mission for helping the regular army to defend the country from foreign aggression. The Public Security Army troops played a significant role in the 1979 Sino-Vietnamese War.